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Q3C: Better chances become athletes vs. Lawyers

I am going to read you a few statements and for each I'd like you to tell me whether you tend to agree or disagree with it, or if, perhaps you have no opinion about the statement. How about... that young Blacks have a better chance of becoming successful professional athletes than becoming lawyers or doctors?

1 Agree 25237.6%
2 Disagree 38657.6%
Missing Data
8 DK/No Opinion 233.4%
9 NA/Refused 91.3%
Total 670 100%

Based upon 638 valid cases out of 670 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 1.61
  • median: 2.00
  • mode: 2.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 2
  • standard deviation: 0.49

Location: 37-37 (width: 1; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: 8 , 9


Source: This variable was taken from: ABC News "Nightline" Jackie Robinson Poll, February 1997.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.

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